Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.
Represents the types of file protocol methods that can be used with a FILE request. This class cannot be inherited.
System (in system.dll)
Public NotInheritable Class File
The members of a static class are accessed directly without an instance of the class.
The members of this class can be used to set the
Method property that determines the protocol method that is to be used to perform a requested action, such as copying and retrieving a file.
Any public static (
in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see
System Requirements. .NET Framework
Supported in: 2.0